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Juan Fernandez

juan fernandez 08062010 Juan FernandezJuan Fernandez joined CBS 2 News as a general assignment reporter in January 1996.

These days Fernandez wears many different hats. He reports for various editions of CBS 2 News. He also anchors and even does the weather when duty calls.

Before coming to Los Angeles, Fernandez was a general assignment reporter at WSVN-TV, Miami, FL. Prior to WSVN, he served as general assignment reporter for WLTV/Univision in Miami for January 1991-1994. He also spent some time with the Telemundo magazine/variety show “Contacto.”

Fernandez is a recipient of the Golden Mike award for best 30-minute newscast. He has also been honored by the Los Angeles County Office of Education for his participation in Hispanic Heritage events.

Fernandez is fluent in Spanish. He is an advocate of the importance of learning more than one language and is a champion for literacy. He often mentors students who want to pursue a career in broadcasting.

Fernandez earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Broadcast Journalism from Florida International University.

New Bar’s Racy Name Stirs Controversy In Downey

A new sports bar is creating a stir in the family-friendly city of Downey.

05/28/2012

Part of the flyer Orange County officials have released to alert the public to a possible typhus outbreak. (credit: Orange County Vector Control)

Santa Ana Officials Alert Public That Person Has Contracted Typhus

A Santa Ana resident has contracted typhus, prompting city officials to alert the community.

05/25/2012

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New Data To Be Released On LA City Fire Response Times

On the eve of an audit being released on Los Angeles City Fire response times, Councilman Dennis Zine met with firefighters at Station 88 in the San Fernando Valley.

05/17/2012

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San Clemente Family Says They Were Burned By Rocks That Burst Into Flames

The Orange County Health Care Agency Wednesday was investigating what appeared to be the spontaneous combustion of rocks that a woman put in her pockets, landing her in a hospital with third-degree burns.

05/16/2012

El Monte auto shop owner Hector Urias, 47, was found shot to death in his office early Wednesday morning.

Friends Hope Auction Of Murdered Man’s Tools And Racing Gear Will Help His Family

To Hector Urias, his family, his friends and his business were his life.

05/11/2012

Was Katie Wilkins killed for her car? (credit: The Wilkins Family)

Malibu Woman’s Missing Car Found As Mystery Of Her Death Deepens

The mysterious death of a 25-year-old Malibu woman continues to confound authorities as new wrinkles in the case continue to appear.

05/10/2012

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School Board Member Refuses To Resign Amid Pimping Allegations

A Moreno Valley school board member attended a meeting Tuesday after being charged with turning young girls into prostitutes and attempted murder.

05/09/2012

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Dodgers Usher In New Era With First Home Game Under New Ownership

The Dodgers played at home Monday night for the first time since the new owners took over marking a new era for the team and their fans.

05/08/2012

A new airstream dealership has opened in Los Angeles. (credit: CBS)

New Airstream Dealership Opens In Los Angeles

The airstream is an American classic.

05/05/2012

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Police Hope Video Will Help Identify Men In May Day Attacks On Officers

Police Wednesday hoped video would help identify the people responsible for two apparently unprovoked attacks on LAPD officers during a May Day rally Tuesday.

05/03/2012

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LA Officials Warn Of A Possible Serial Shooter On The Loose

The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Monday warned of a possible serial shooter on the loose, following five incidents over the past eight days that may have been linked to the same gunman using a shotgun.

05/01/2012

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Rally Held For Teen Fatally Shot By Police In Pasadena

Community activists rallied in front of Pasadena City Hall Tuesday evening demanding answers in the officer-involved shooting death of Kendrec McDade.

04/10/2012

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Special Task Force Busts Burglary Ring Targeting San Fernando Valley

A special burglary task force nabbed a ring of burglars, who police said had targeted expensive neighborhoods across Southern California.

04/05/2012

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Shooter’s Brother Speaks Out, As Vigil Is Held At USC For Trayvon Martin

Students gathered on the USC campus, lighting candles and donning hoodies, in honor of Trayvon Martin, while across town the brother of the man who shot and killed the Florida teen spoke publicly for the first time Thursday night

03/30/2012

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911 Caller Arrested In Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Case In Pasadena

Authorities Wednesday arrested the 911 caller involved in the deadly police shooting of a teenager in Pasadena.

03/28/2012

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